Übersetzung von “honour” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


nounhonour [ ˈɒnər ] Brit
see honor


verbhonour [ ˈɒnər ] Brit
see honor

(Übersetzung von “honour” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /ˈonə/

respect for truth, honesty etc

a man of honour.

(the keeping or increasing of) a person’s, country’s etc good reputation

We must fight for the honour of our country.

fame; glory

He won honour on the field of battle.


en l’honneur de
This ceremony is being held in honour of those who died in the war.

something which a person feels to be a reason for pride etc

It is a great honour to be asked to address this meeting.

a title, degree etc given to a person as a mark of respect for his services, work, ability etc

He has received many honours for his research into cancer.

(with capital

Son/Votre Honneur
with His, Youretc) a title of respect used when talking to or about judges, mayors etc: My client wishes to plead guilty, Your Honour.
honorary adjective

(often abbreviated to Hon.in writing) (of an official position) not having any payment

the Honorary Secretary of the Darts Association.

given to a person as a mark of respect for his ability etc

honoris causa, honorifique
an honorary degree.
honourable adjective

having, showing, bringing or deserving honour

an honourable man.
honours noun plural

(sometimes with capital

(avec) mention
sometimes abbreviated to Hons when written) a degree awarded by universities, colleges etc to students who achieve good results in their final degree examinations, or who carry out specialized study or research
the course of study leading to the awarding of such a degree: He got First Class Honours in French
(also adjective) an honours degree, (American) an honors course.

ceremony, when given as a mark of respect

The dead soldiers were buried with full military honours.
(in) honour/honor bound

forced (to do something) not by law, but because one knows it is right

tenu par l’honneur à
I said I would go if he sent for me, and I feel honour bound to do as I promised.
on one’s honour

an expression used to emphasize the truth and solemnity of something which is said

sur l’honneur
Do you swear, on your honour, never to reveal what you see here?
word of honour

a promise which cannot be broken without loss of honour

parole d’honneur
I give you my word of honour that I’ll do it.
honour, noun, ends in -our. honorary, adjective, drops the u. honourable, adjective, keeps the u.



to do, say etc something which is a reason for pride, satisfaction etc to

faire l’honneur de
Will you honour us with your presence at the meeting?

to give (someone) a title, degree etc as a mark of respect for his ability etc

décerner une distinction
He was honoured for his work with the mentally handicapped.

to fulfil (a promise etc)

We’ll honour our agreement.

(Übersetzung von “honour” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)